Full List of PublicatioNS 2023 

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Some Highly Cited Publications:


Journal Article


Citations as of 2/2024

1. Lal, R. 2004. Soil carbon sequestration impacts on global climate change and food security. Science 304: 1623-1627


2. Bronick, C.J., R. Lal. 2005. Soil structure and management: a review. Geoderma 124:3-22.


3. Lal, R. 2004. Soil carbon sequestration to mitigate climate change. Geoderma 123:1-22.


4. Lal, R. 2005. Forest soils and carbon sequestration. Forest Ecology and Management 220:242-258.


5. Lal, R. 2003. Soil erosion and the global carbon budget. Environment International 29:437-450.


6. Lal, R. 2009. Soils and sustainable agriculture: A review. Sustainable Agriculture, 15-23.


7. Lal, R. 2004. Carbon emission from farm operations. Environment International 30:981-990.


8. Lal, R. 2008. Carbon sequestration. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 363:815-830.


9. Lal, R. 2001. Soil degradation by erosion. Land Degradation & Development12:519-539.


10. Stockmann, U., M. A. Adams, J. W. Crawford, D. J. Field, N. Henakaarchchi, M. Jenkins, B. Minasny, A. B. McBratney, V. de R. de Courcelles, K. Singh, I. Wheeler, L. Abbott, D. A. Angers, J. Baldock, M. Bird, P. C. Brookes, C. Chenu, J. D. Jastrow, R. Lal, J. Lehmann, A. G. O’Donnell, W. J. Parton, D. Whitehead, and M. Zimmermann. 2013. The knowns, known unknowns and unknowns of sequestration of soil organic carbon. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment 164:80–99.


11. Lal, R. 2015. Restoring Soil Quality to Mitigate Soil Degradation. Sustainability 7(5): 5875-5895. 


12. Paustian, K., O. Andrén, H.H. Janzen, R. Lal, P. Smith, G. Tian, H. Tiessen, M. Van Noordwijk, P.L. Woomer. 1997. Agricultural soils as a sink to mitigate CO2 emissions. Soil Use and Management 13: 230-244. 1332
13. Lal, R., M.K. Shukla. 2004. Principles of Soil Physics. CRC Press. 1234

14. Lal, R. 2005. World crop residues production and implications of its use as a biofuel. Environment International 31: 575-584.


15. Liu, R., Lal, R. 2015. Potentials of engineered nanoparticles as fertilizers for increasing agronomic productions. Science of the Total Environment 514:131-139. 1176

16. Lal, R. 2006. Enhancing crop yields in the developing countries through restoration of the soil organic carbon pool in agricultural lands. Land Degradation & Development 17:197-209.


17. Blanco-Canqui, H., Lal, R. 2008. Principles of soil conservation and management. Springer Science & Business Media.  1156
18. Lal, R., Stewart, BA. 1990. Soil Degradation. Springer-Verlag. 1111

19. Lal, R. 1998. Soil erosion impact on agronomic productivity and environment quality. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences 17:319-464.


20. Lal, R. 2002. Soil carbon dynamics in cropland and rangeland. Environmental Pollution 116:353-362.


21. Shukla, M.K., R. Lal, M. Ebinger. 2006. Determining soil quailty indicators by factor analysis. 87(2):194-204


22. Lal, R. 2004. Carbon sequestration in dryland ecosystems. Environmental Management 33(4):528-544


23. Lal, R. 1997. Residue management, conservation tillage and soil restoration for mitigating greenhouse effect by CO2-enrichment. Soil & Tillage Research 43:81-107.


24.  Lal, R., J.D. Hanson, D.C. Reicosky. 2007. The evolution of the plow over 10,000 years and the rationale for no-till farming. Soil and Tillage Research 93(1):1-12.


25. Mulumba, L.N., R. Lal. 2008. Mulching effects on selected soil physical properties. Soil and Tillage Research 98(1):106-111